Tribute to General Pershing

October 21, 2022

Title: Tribute to General Pershing Date: September 13, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge thanks General Pershing for his service and expresses the country’s indebtedness to him.  The White House,  Washington, […]

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Tribute to Senator Lodge

October 20, 2022

Title: Tribute to Senator Lodge Date: November 10, 1924 Location: Washington, D.C. Context: Coolidge gives a statement at the White House on the passing of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.  Senator Lodge was a prominent […]

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The Great 1928 Budget Debate

September 17, 2022

We tend to project our own assumptions about party positions onto events long past. For example, we assume that Democrats always advocated for increased government spending, at least more so […]

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